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May: Cattails-Springtime Treats from the Marshes
Episode 919th May 2021 • Chesapeake Almanac • Chesapeake Bay Foundation
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Did you know cattails are edible? Besides being important as food and habitat to birds, mammals, insects, and fish, they can have a place in your pantry. In this episode, John Page Williams talks about the different ways to enjoy two species of cattails common to Chesapeake Bay country.

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These readings are from John Page Williams, Jr.'s book, Chesapeake Almanac: Following the Bay through the Seasons. The publication is available in print at Content copyright © John Page Williams, Jr. All rights reserved.